Dr. Kenneth Hardy, Internationally recognized clinician, author, educator and consultant
Humber College North Campus
205 Humber College Blvd, Etobicoke
This day long workshop will introduce the Multicultural Relational Perspective as an approach to working effectively with clients whose lives have been maligned by the invisible wounds of socio-cultural trauma. Specific strategies for addressing the hidden trauma wounds associated with marginalization, oppression, and stigma will be provided. Special attention will be devoted to an examination of critical Self of the Therapist issues that may facilitate or impede effective engagement and treatment with oppressed clients. The workshop will be didactic with experiential features. Click for more information.
About Dr. Kenneth V. Hardy
Dr. Ken Hardy Kenneth V. Hardy, Ph.D. is a Professor at Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and is the Director of the Eikenberg Institute for Relationships in New York City. He is an internationally recognized clinician, author, educator, and consultant.
Dr. Hardy is a frequent workshop presenter, trainer, and consultant on the topics of cultural and racial diversity, trauma and oppression. He has published prolifically and is the author of numerous articles and book chapters. He has co-authored the following books: Minorities and Family Therapy; Teens Who Hurt: Clinical Interventions for Breaking the Cycle of Violence; and Revisioning Family Therapy: Race, Class, and Culture. His latest book, (released in July 2016), is Culturally Sensitive Supervision: Diverse Perspectives and Practical Applications. He is also featured in several therapy videotapes as well as a documentary devoted to slavery. His videotape “The Psychological Residuals of Slavery” has been well received by both the professional and lay communities for serving as a catalyst to promote conversations about race relationships. To learn more about Dr. Hardy please click here .
Your day will start with registration and continental breakfast at 8:30 until 9 am. There will be a welcome and introduction to our speaker at 9 am. We will end the day with closing remarks at 4:15 pm. To see the complete agenda for the day click here . Please note: there will not be an OAMFT Annual General Meeting at this conference as there has been in the past. The AGM will be held on Friday, November 17, 2017. Click here to learn more about the AGM location and time.